banner ad
Experts Logo
Articles Pen

FEATURED ARTICLES BY DR. MARY C. VRTIS

Featured articles by Dr. Mary C. Vrtis are shown together on this page and the following pages, if any.
Search articles by title, description, author etc.
Sort Non-Featured Profiles
mary_vrtis_logo.jpg

2/10/2009· Bacteria - Fungus - Mold Investigation

The Clostridium difficile Epidemic: A Potential Disaster for Long-Term Care

By: Dr. Mary C. Vrtis

Clostridium difficile (C. difficile), an anaerobic, spore-forming, gram-positive bacteria, has emerged in recent years as a serious health threat in the United States. Although the organism has been known to cause disease for at least 30 years,1 recent mutations have resulted in healthcare–acquired epidemic outbreaks in the United States,2-5 Canada,6,7 Europe8,9 and Japan.10 Genetic fingerprinting has identified a number of strains in clonal outbreaks, and several of these strains are cause for great concern

Featured resources

Psychological
Psychological Evaluations for the Courts

by Gary B. Melton (Editor), John Petrila, Norman G. Poythress, Slobogin, Christopher Slobogin

Taber's
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary...

by Clayton L. Thomas (Editor), Robert H., Jr Craven

Experts.com-No broker Movie Ad

Follow us

linkedin logo youtube logo rss feed logo
;